William Arthur Gratto, a former electrical engineer with Boeing Helicopter Co. in Philadelphia, died Saturday (Oct. 12, 1996) in his Grand Island home. He was 36.
Gratto, a Niagara Falls native, graduated from Niagara Catholic High School and was a cum laude graduate of Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland.
He was a former Eagle Scout with Troop 630 at St. Stephen's Catholic Church, Grand Island.
Gratto is survived by his parents, William C. and Marilyn of Grand Island; three sisters, Lisa of Buffalo, Amy McNaughton of Kenmore and Rebecca of Philadelphia; and his grandmothers, Eleanor Gratto and Stella Lake, both of Niagara Falls.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 10 a.m. Tuesday in St. Stephen's Catholic Church, 2100 Baseline Road, Grand Island.
Burial will be in the church cemetery.[hmcnl]